NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Our Pasts 3rd - Part 2 Chapter 2

Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation Class 8

Chapter 2 Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation Exercise Solutions

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Let's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 106

Q1 :  

Match the following:

William Jones

promotion of English education

Rabindranath Tagore

respect for ancient cultures

Thomas Macaulay

gurus

Mahatma Gandhi

learning in a natural environment

Pathshalas

critical of English education


Answer :

William Jones

respect for ancient cultures

Rabindranath Tagore

learning in a natural environment

Thomas Macaulay

promotion of English education

Mahatma Gandhi

critical of English education

Pathshalas

gurus

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Q1 :  

State whether true or false:

(a) James Mill was a severe critic of the Orientalists.

(b) The 1854 Despatch on education was in favour of English being introduced as a medium of higher education in India.

(c) Mahatma Gandhi thought that promotion of literacy was the most important aim of education.

(d) Rabindranath Tagore felt that children ought to be subjected to strict discipline.


Answer :

(a) James Mill was a severe critic of the Orientalists.

True

(b) The 1854 Despatch on education was in favour of English being introduced as a medium of higher education in India.

True

(c) Mahatma Gandhi thought that promotion of literacy was the most important aim of education.

False

(d) Rabindranath Tagore felt that children ought to be subjected to strict discipline.

False

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Q2 :  

Why did William Jones feel the need to study Indian history, philosophy and law?


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Q3 :  

Why did James Mill and Thomas Macaulay think that European education was essential in India?


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Q4 :  

Why did Mahatma Gandhi want to teach children handicrafts?


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Q5 :  

Why did Mahatma Gandhi think that English education had enslaved Indians?


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